DSA 2022 Airbus and RMP Celebrate Flying Record

Two UTK snipers flying with the Airbus AS355 helicopter at a demonstration for the King on February 7, 2022. PDRM

SHAH ALAM: Airbus Helicopters and the Royal Malaysian Police (RMP) celebrated the police agency’s record of flying the AS355 helicopters in Malaysia at a ceremony held at Defence Services Asia Exhibition and Conference. The helicopter is now designated as H135 by Airbus

The RMP operates one of the most cost-efficient and versatile AS355 public service fleets in the world. Its fleet of nine AS355 helicopters has been in service since the 1990s and is used for a wide range of police aviation missions. Together, the helicopters have flown 70,000 hours.

A RMP AS355 filled up with food stuff for flood victims on March 9, 2022.

Fabrice Rochereau, Head of Sales Asia Pacific, Airbus Helicopters presented an award to the Inspector General of Police, Tan Sri Acryl Sani bin Haji Abdullah Sani of the Royal Malaysian Police to mark the achievement. Also present was Gerard Pau, Managing Director of Airbus Helicopters Malaysia and Chief Operating Officer for Airbus Helicopters, Asia Pacific.
Fabrice Rochereau, Head of Sales Asia Pacific, Airbus Helicopters presenting a H135 helicopter model to the Inspector General of Police, Tan Sri Acryl Sani bin Haji Abdullah Sani of the Royal Malaysian Police to mark the achievement. Airbus

The AS355 pilots who have achieved 1,000, 1,500, 2,000, 3,000, 4,000 and 4,500 flying hours on the helicopters were also presented with the flying hours achievement badges, while the RMP’s engineers were recognised for their effective and prudent contract management.

— Malaysian Defence

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